Hotel and Restaurant Management Salary Info

Find out what you can earn in these hospitality careers.

Hotel and restaurant managers are some of the top earners in the hospitality industry. The daily demands of these jobs are intense, but for people with a passion for the business, it can pay off in both job satisfaction as well as a good salary.

Besides your hotel and restaurant management salary, there are a number of benefits that come with these jobs. Managers often earn bonuses of up to 50 percent of their basic salary, and they may receive free or discounted meals, rooms, parking or other services. You may also be eligible for benefits such as profit-sharing, retirement plans or tuition reimbursement.

With so many factors in play, it can be difficult predict your salary. However, the table below will give you a general idea of what to expect from hotel and restaurant management salaries:

Title Median Annual Salary*
Chefs and Head Cooks $43,180
Hotel Managers $51,840
Food Service Managers $50,820

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Chefs and Head Cooks, Hotel ManagersFood Service Managers

*The salary information listed is based on a national average, unless noted. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors. National long-term projections of employment growth may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.


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